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Heart of Lionshead - Platinum Rated - 100 Yards to the Gondola & Born Free Lifts

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 934 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful Ski-In/Ski-Out Lionshead Condo. Mountain Views & Close to Everything!

Welcome to Lion Square Lodge 286! This platinum rated residence in the center of all that Vail mountain has to offer, is a one bedroom/two bath luxury home that sleeps six. Lion Square Lodge has every creature comfort you will need to call Vail a home-away-from-home during your vacation.

Step out the door of this residence and in 100 yards you are at the base of the Eagle Bahn gondola, Born Free Express chairlift, and ski-school. You're steps to everything in Lionshead Village: spas, shopping, ice skating, bike rentals, ski & snowboard shops, fine dining, restaurants, coffee & tea bistros, pubs, convenience market, liquor store, several free in-town bus stops, and easy access to Vail's extensive trail system in the summer months.

Elegantly appointed with the finest decor to make you feel right at home. Over-sized leather sofa/queen sleeper, love seat, chair and ottoman, stainless appliances, top-of-the-line cherry cabinetry, doors and millwork, queen Murphy bed, large built-in desk, granite counter-tops & back-splashes throughout, and tile with mosaic inserts in the entry, kitchen, and baths. The entry has a built-in cherry bench and a coat rack with 21 reclaimed 1800's railroad spike hooks to air-out all of your gear.

Fully equipped chef's kitchen with cookbooks, cookware, crockpot, Presto multi-cooker, Kuerig and drip coffee makers, toaster, microwave, blender, cooking utensils, dishwasher, and refrigerator with ice maker. The balcony also has a built-in natural gas grill for you to use in preparing that perfect barbecue.

The dining area has a large wood and slate table with comfortable seating for six.

Each bed has luxurious 1800 thread count Egyptian cotton linens with down comforters. We also provide you with terrycloth robes for your trips to the pool, hot tubs or sauna.

Technology: 48in Wi-Fi enabled LED LCD TV in the living room with complementary HD cable and Netflix streaming, 36in LCD TV in the master suite, Bose Sound Dock Series III with Apple Lightning and 3.5mm connections. We also include complementary Wi-Fi to stay connected to the office, family and friends during your visit.

Cards, dice, and lots of board games are provided for family fun.

You will love the panoramic mountain views of Vail ski slopes and the majestic Gore Creek through the south-facing condo windows and from the balcony with a table and seating for four.

Lion Square Lodge has a year-round heated outdoor pool, three outdoor hot tubs, sauna with changing room, on-site state-of-the-art fitness center, two on-site ski/snowboard shops for rentals and tuneups, free slopeside ski/snowboard check service, on-site restaurant & bar, business center, and complementary in-building underground parking.

Eagle airport ski-free program: Simply fly into Eagle airport and bring your commercial airline boarding pass and Lion Square Lodge confirmation to any Vail or Beaver Creek ticket window and ski the same day until the lifts close with a complimentary lift ticket.

Thanks for visiting. We look forward to seeing you soon!

More Details

Owner
Sharon & Rick
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Sharon & Rick

I was born and raised in a suburb of Charlotte, NC and was living in Wilmington, NC when I was invited to a girls weekend get-away to Vail in 1993. I met my husband Rick in the Red Lion the first day of that trip (blissful ever since!). Rick was living in Wisconsin at the time, so we dated long-distance for a year and a half. The following year he proposed to me at the top of the Mountain Top Express lift (4) overlooking Sun Up Bowl, China Bowl, and Blue Sky Basin with a photographer in-tow. I said 'yes' and moved to the Midwest to start our new life together (I'm still not certain that leaving a coastal community for the Midwest was the best idea :-). Needless to say, Vail is truly a magical place for us. Our family escapes our day jobs for Vail as often as we can.

Owning a place in Vail was a dream of ours since the day we met. Now that we have a place to call our own, we are happy to share our Vail home with you to make your own memories. We currently live in a Minneapolis suburb where Rick is an executive with an employee benefits administration firm and I am the director of a large preschool.

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We hope that you enjoy our place as much as we do and we welcome you back on your next visit to the Vail Valley.

-- Sharon & Rick --

Why Sharon & Rick chose Vail

Lion Square Lodge is so close to all that Vail has to offer. The ski-in/ski-out convenience and Lionshead Village steps from the door makes this the perfect place to be, winter or summer. Lion Square Lodge has so many amenities which makes staying here incredibly easy and convenient. Unlike several ski-in/ski-out places, Lion Square Lodge North Residences are very quiet during the evenings which makes it the perfect place for families and couples looking for a romantic get-away.

What makes this condo unique

Location! Location! Location!

Map

Nearest Airport
34 Miles
(EGE) Eagle County Regional Airport - Eagle Vail
Nearest Barpub
The Tavern at Arrabelle
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Vail Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
The Tavern, Garfinkels, Chophouse, El Sabor
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Lionshead Village Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 934 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Guest Bath - toilet , shower
    Master En Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Aveda eco-friendly bath products include, bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, facial & toilet tissue and Q-tips. Hairdryers are also provided in each bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Master Suite - 1 king
    Murphy Bed - 1 queen
    Sofa Bed - 1 queen
  • Two humidifiers are provided for your use during your stay. The master suite has an iron, ironing board, in-room programmable safe and a luggage rack.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Heart of Lionshead - Platinum Rated - 100 Yards to the Gondola & Born Free Lifts
average rating of 4.9491525 based on 59 reviews
5

Great Condo / Great Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect condo for our family. The condo is perfectly located in Lionshead Village and is a short bus ride (or leisurely walk) to Vail Village. The condo is beautifully furnished and comfortable. We enjoyed cooking breakfast in the well stocked kitchen with the patio door open to let in the crisp, fall air. The views of the mountain and the fall colors were amazing. The condo has many card and board games - it would be fun to turn on the fireplace and play games on a cold winter's night!

Rick and Sharon provided great information about the condo and surrounding area prior to arrival. They also have a book in the condo with suggestions for restaurants.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely look into booking this condo on our next trip to Vail!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location! Close walk to everything. Beautifully furnished. Very comfy condo.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at Lion Square Lodge. The condo is in a convenient location and furnished beautifully. Beds were super comfy! Kitchen well stocked. Everything was spotless. Owner was attentive, and touched base with us to make sure we had everything we needed. Check in is in the next building and was quick and easy. Staff was very accommodating and friendly. It was a short walk to restaurants, shopping, and gondola. We were there during "restaurant week" which meant we got awesome deals in all the restaurants because of the slow season. Many of the shops were shut down because of it being off season but they didn't bother us. Less crowds to deal with. This was our first visit to Vail and it is absolutely beautiful. Can't wait to visit again in the summer. Just wish the gondola was running while we were there.

The only reason I didn't give this property 5 stars was the pool and larger outdoor hot tubs are in the other building where you check in. Although it's a very short walk and robes are provided, we felt a bit awkward walking over there in bathrobes so we just carried our robes and bathing suits over and changed in the locker room. There is a hot tub in the building where the condo is located, but after seeing the main pool/hot tub area we chose to make the very short walk over to the larger hot tubs.

We would stay at this property again. Wish I could give it 4 1/2 stars. We had a lovely time in Vail and can't wait to visit again. Thanks Rick and Sharon for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo right at the heart of Lionshead Village.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for 2 adults and 2 young kids. Beautiful condo, very comfortable beds and linens. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is great condo, with many wonderful features.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a 3 day weekend at this great condo. The condo is located in the center of Lionshead, and the view is spectacular. You can see the ski slopes right out the front of the unit. It is in the center of Lionshead, with restaurants, shops and bus stops close by so you can get to Vail Village in a few minutes. It is beautiful inside, and all the amenities you could ask for.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. You picked the best weekend to visit Vail for fall colors! Thanks for choosing to stay at our place. Come back and see us again!
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5

Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in Rick and Sharon's condo for our son's wedding in September. The central location was perfect and roominess of the condos made it easy to assemble welcome boxes and wedding decorations. We had a car and had many errands before the wedding so the fact that we could park right below the unit was great. We look forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review for us Brian! We're happy to hear that all went well with the wedding and that our place suited your needs for a launch pad for the grand event. Please do look us up the next time you visit the Vail Valley.
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4

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

Pros: Nice place that is very close to lionshead and gondola. Perfect for a family of four. Well furnished.

Cons: long walk to pool. Have to take two elevators to get there. Cleaning crew needs to do a little better job. Many knives in the block were dirty (someone used and just put back).

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and for letting us know about the housekeeping issue. We try our absolute best to provide an exceptional experience for our guests. We have talked with our housekeepers about the dirty knives in the knife block. They have now made it a part of their regular procedure to check every knife each time they clean to ensure this does not happen again. Thanks again for choosing to stay at our place. We hope to see you again!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.8%

Owner operated. No additional resort fees or check-out cleaning fees.

All 7+ night rentals include one mid-stay housekeeping/linen service for no additional charge. Additional mid-stay housekeeping/linen service is available for $95. Optional daily housekeeping service is available for $75 per day. Please request at time of booking.

Check-in time 4:00 PM MST / Check-out time is 10:00 AM MST

Until confirmed, rates and availability are subject to change without notice

Town of Vail sales tax #5624

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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